What Is Modernity?: Writings of Takeuchi Yoshimi (Modern Chinese Literature from Taiwan)

What Is Modernity?: Writings of Takeuchi Yoshimi (Modern Chinese Literature from Taiwan)Regarded As One Of The Foremost Thinkers In Postwar Japan, Takeuchi Yoshimi 1910 1977 Questioned Traditional Japanese Thought And Radically Reconfigured An Understanding Of The Subject S Relationship To The World His Works Were Also Central In Drawing Japanese Attention To The Problems Inherent In Western Colonialism And To The Cultural Importance Of Asia, Especially China Takeuchi S Writings Synthesized Philosophy, Literature, And History, Focusing Not Simply On Japan And The West But Rather On The Triangular Relationship Between Japan, The West, And China This Book, Which Represents The First Appearance Of Takeuchi S Essays In English Translation, Explores Japanese Modernity, Literature, And Nationalism As Well As Chinese Intellectual History.Takeuchi S Research Demonstrates How Asians Attempted To Make Sense Of European Modernity Without Sacrificing Their Own Cultural Histories An Authentic Method Of Modernity For Asia, Takeuchi Concludes, Needs To Stress Difference And Plurality As Opposed To The Homogenizing Force Of Westernization. When Yoshimi talks about Lu Xun, he s not really talking about Lu Xun same to China He puts his own words in Lu Xun s mouth and oversimplified China s revolution However, his rethinking of Japan s progressive nature as slavishness is very interesting This kind of slavishness has made Japan the most powerful country in Asia for nearly a century Comparing to China and other Asian countries that struggled a long time to find their own way of modernization, Japan seemed to have taken a shortcut Then, is it even important that they did not have enough resistance Yet, of course, the relative progressiveness of Japan in Asia is meaningless if we look at
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  • Paperback
  • 224 pages
  • What Is Modernity?: Writings of Takeuchi Yoshimi (Modern Chinese Literature from Taiwan)
  • Yoshimi Takeuchi
  • English
  • 13 September 2018
  • 9780231133272